Crunchyroll announces Summer 2024 anime lineup.

Another season and lineup of anime is coming to Crunchyroll with its Summer 2024 anime season!

Yesterday, the Crunchyroll Summer 2024 anime lineup was announced, and there’s much to be excited about. It’s a solid mix of fantasy, romance, comedies, and science fiction, so there’s something for everyone! Plenty of new series are debuting for fans to make into new favorites, in addition to new seasons of fan-favorite shows that you’ll already be excited to watch.

Keep reading to see ten new series and five returning shows to keep an eye out for from Crunchyroll’s Summer 2024 anime lineup.

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Premieres June 26:

The Strongest Magician in the Demon Lord’s Army was a Human, from studio A-CAT

Ike is a powerful magician and the leader of the Immortal Brigade, part of the Seventh Corps of the Demon Lord’s Army. He single-handedly conquers fortresses and pushes back the armies of humanity. Neither airokuten, the Demon Lord, nor Ike’s loyal soldiers know his darkest secret—he is a human in hiding! But can he keep his secret safe and bring peaceful coexistence to demons and humans? 

Watch: Official Trailer

Premieres July 3:

Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian (Doga Kobo)

From the studio that brought you Oshi no Ko comes the story of transfer student Alya who is enjoying popularity at her new high school, often sporting a cold shoulder while earning high marks in class. She ignores her nerdy classmate, Kuze Masachika, except for when she blurts out a flirtatious line to him in Russian. Little does she know, Kuze understands Russian, though he pretends not to. Let’s see where this wacky love story takes them!

Watch: Official Trailer

Alya Sometimes Shares Her Feelings in Russian - JP Teaser ArtAlya Sometimes Shares Her Feelings in Russian - JP Teaser Art
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Premieres July 5:

Quality Assurance in Another World, from 100Studio and Studio Palette

When a dragon attacks a peaceful village, it’s not the beast that perplexes resident Nikola, but the man who comes to their aid. Haga, member of a secret royal team of investigators, intrigues her with his eccentric ways. It may be due to the fact he’s a real-life QA debugger and this world is a VR game! With Haga by her side, Nikola is inspired to venture out and learn her world’s true nature.

Watch: Official Trailer

Premieres July 6:

SHOSHIMIN: How to Become Ordinary, from Lapin Track

Kobato decides to become an honest, humble citizen after enduring a bitter experience known as “wisdom work.” He forms a pact with Osanai, his classmate with the same goal, and they plan to enter high school leading quiet lives. But for some reason, inexplicable events and disasters keep happening around them. Will Kobato and Osanai ever manage to live ordinary, peaceful lives?

Watch: Official Trailer

Premieres July 7:

Narenare -Cheer for You!-, from P.A.WORKS

Misora Kanata is a first-year student on the Takanosaki High School cheerleading team. She won a national championship in middle school, but can’t jump after a mistake in a competition. She befriends Suzuha, Shion, Anna, Onka, and Megumi to form the PoMPoMs. Their new team goes beyond cheerleading to reach the hearts of the people they cheer on. They might just change the world! 

Watch: Official Trailer

A Journey Through Another World: Raising Kids While Adventuring, from EMT Squared

EMT Squared adapts the Japanese light novel series. After a god accidentally slays him, Takumi is reborn with new skills in a monster-filled forest where he stumbles upon twins. They’re sweet, adorable, and super strong! Won over instantly, he names them Alan and Elena, becomes their guardian, and joins an adventurers’ guild to provide for his new family. And so starts his chill life of adventure, watching over Alan and Elena’s growth! 

Watch: Official Trailer

Courtesy of EMT Squared/Crunchyroll

Premieres July 8:


Meet Masaki, the now former member of the popular NewTuber group, Harikiri Sisters. After a career setback, aka getting fired unexpectedly via a livestream, she joins forces with Live, a partner with superhuman abilities. Together, they aim to create sensational content and reach 1 million subscribers. Will they reach their content dreams or be hit with the block button?

Watch: Official Trailer

Mayonaka Punch from the Crunchyroll Summer 2024 lineupMayonaka Punch from the Crunchyroll Summer 2024 lineup
Courtesy of P.A Works/Crunchyroll

Premieres July 12:

Bye Bye, Earth, from LIDENFILMS

Belle Lablac doesn’t really fit in as the only human being in a world full of anthropomorphic animals. No fangs, no fur, no scales, no claws. Lonely and eager to discover where she comes from, Belle journeys to find answers to the questions of her heart. Carrying nothing but her giant sword, the Runding, she faces a world of possibilities and pitfalls in hopes of discovering the truth.

Watch: Official Trailer

Premieres July 13:

ATRI -My Dear Moments-, from TROYCA

In the near future, a sudden and unexplained sea rise has left much of human civilization underwater. Ikaruga Natsuki, a boy who lost his mother and one of his legs in an accident some years earlier, returns disillusioned from a harsh life in the big city to find his old countryside home half-swallowed by the sea. Left without a family, all he has to his name is the ship and submarine left to him by his oceanologist grandmother, and her debts. His only hope to restore the dreams for the future that he has lost is to take up an opportunity presented to him by the suspicious debt collector Catherine. They set sail to search the sunken ruins of his grandmother’s laboratory in order to find a treasure rumor says she left there. But what they find is not riches or jewels; it is a strange girl lying asleep in a coffin at the bottom of the sea, Atri. Atri is a robot, but her appearance and her wealth of emotions would fool anyone into thinking she’s a living, breathing human being. In gratitude for being salvaged, she makes a declaration to Natsuki.

Watch: Official Trailer

Atri from the Crunchyroll Summer 2024 lineupAtri from the Crunchyroll Summer 2024 lineup
Courtesy of Troyca/Crunchyroll

Premieres August 7:

Delico’s Nursery, from J.C.STAFF

Hailing from the prestigious noble house of Delico, Dali Delico is an elite member of the Blood Pact Council with a promising future. When the Blood Pact Council, the highest governing body for the Vamps, assigns a special mission to Dali, he flatly refuses it. Having lost patience, Gerhard, Dino, and Henrique, who are also Council members serving the same term as Dali, rush to the house of Delico to persuade him. What they witness there is Dali, taking care of an infant himself… Meanwhile, there has been a series of mysterious murders targeting Vamps. Can they find the right balance between their absolute mission and childcare in this magnificent gothic world?! 

Watch: Official Trailer

Summer 2024 returning anime

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Premieres July 2:

SHY Season 2, from 8bit

On the brink of a third World War, superheroes appeared on Earth. Gifted with powers, their appearance brings peace to the world. The heroes each selected a country in which they would reside, serve, and protect its citizens. Shy is Japan’s hero, endowed with super strength. Her most daunting enemy yet? Crippling shyness. Join Shy and her super friends as she defends Earth and gains confidence!

Watch: Official Trailer

Premieres July 5:

NieR:Automata Ver1.1a Cour 2, from A-1 Pictures

The year 11954. YoRHa Soldiers <2B> and <9S> are newly dispatched to Earth to carry out and support the 243rd Descent Operation. There, they succeed in destroying the machine lifeform core units, and . With the annihilation of these enemies, the takes this chance to end this long-lasting war and decides on an all-out attack against the machine lifeforms. This is a record of the battles and hopes of and the fate which dictates them all… (

Watch: Official Trailer

 Premieres July 6:


Spring break, an interval of time between the second and third year of high school. Koyomi Araragi encounters a blood-chillingly beautiful woman. The iron-blooded, hot-blooded, cold-blooded Vampire, she calls herself “Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade.” On the brink of death after losing her four limbs, she asks Koyomi to save her. After experiencing fear, chaos, and finally conflict, Koyomi gives his own blood in order to save her. But when he awakens, he finds himself re-born as her vampire kin. This hellish spring break, the final one of his high school life, is only just beginning.

Watch: Official Trailer

Premieres July 7:

Tower of God Season 2, from The Answer Studio

The adaptation of the hit Webtoon continues! Ja Wangnan can’t seem to pass the 20th floor. Even after failing time and time again, he refuses to give up. On his journey, he meets a mysterious and powerful character named Viole. Wangnan invites Viole to join his team of Regulars. Their journey continues with new challenges at every turn.  

Watch: Official Trailer

Tower of God Season 2 artTower of God Season 2 art
Courtesy of The Answer Studio/Crunchyroll

Premieres July 17:

Sengoku Youko Cour 2, from White Fox

Humans and katawara are at war, but there are those on each side who join forces. Tama is a fox spirit who loves humans, while her sendou brother, Jinka, despises them. Together, they use the power of spirit transformation to defeat the monstrous katawara and put an end to the evils of this chaotic age. What destiny awaits the duo at the end of their journey? 

Watch: Official Trailer

Find the Crunchyroll summer 2024 anime lineup here; however, note that this isn’t the final list. Crunchyroll will continue to announce news series throughout the summer. Additionally, new episodes of shows from the spring, such as One Piece, My Hero Academia, and Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction, will continue through the summer. 

Sound off on what Crunchyroll Summer 2024 anime you’re excited about in the comments!

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